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Roger Ebert's 4 out of 4 star Films

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People who added this item 813 Average listal rating (572 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Flight (2012)
" Not often does a movie character make such a harrowing personal journey that keeps us in deep sympathy all of the way." โ€” Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1386 Average listal rating (824 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Cloud Atlas (2012)
" Surely this is one of the most ambitious films ever made." โ€” Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 1549 Average listal rating (1076 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Argo (2012)
" Both spellbinding and surprisingly funny." โ€” Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 631 Average listal rating (421 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
End of Watch (2012)
"End of Watch" is one of the best police movies in recent years, a virtuoso fusion of performances and often startling action. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 594 Average listal rating (409 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
Rio Bravo (1959)
" To watch Rio Bravo is to see a master craftsman at work. The film is seamless. There is not a shot that is wrong. It is uncommonly absorbing, and the 141-minute running time flows past like running water. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 86 Average listal rating (36 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
El Norte (1983)
" From the very first moments of El Norte, we know that we are in the hands of a great movie. " โ€ RogerEbert.com
People who added this item 3080 Average listal rating (1946 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.4
" Hayao Miyazaki is a great animator, and his Princess Mononoke is a great film. " โ€ RogerEbert.com
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People who added this item 826 Average listal rating (474 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Amour (2012)
" Old age isn't for sissies, and neither is this film. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 1787 Average listal rating (1193 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Life of Pi (2012)
" Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" is a miraculous achievement of storytelling and a landmark of visual mastery. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1235 Average listal rating (675 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Lincoln (2012)
" The hallmark of the man, performed so powerfully by Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln," is calm self-confidence, patience and a willingness to play politics in a realistic way. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1527 Average listal rating (876 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
Persepolis (2007)
" It might seem that her story is too large for one 98-minute film, but Persepolis tells it carefully, lovingly and with great style. It is infinitely more interesting than the witless coming-of-age Western girls we meet in animated films. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 5207 Average listal rating (3553 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Departed (2006)
" What makes this a Scorsese film, and not merely a retread, is the director's use of actors, locations and energy, and its buried theme. I am fond of saying that a movie is not about what it's about; it's about how it's about it. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 219 Average listal rating (145 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Arbitrage (2012)
" Hitchcock called his most familiar subject "The Innocent Man Wrongly Accused." Jarecki pumps up the pressure here by giving us a Guilty Man Accurately Accused, and that's what makes the film so ingeniously involving. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 4046 Average listal rating (2780 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
Casino Royale (2006)
" Casino Royale has the answers to all my complaints about the 45-year-old James Bond series, and some I hadn't even thought of. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 197 Average listal rating (112 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
Samsara (2012)
" Filmed over five years, in locations in 25 countries, it is the kind of experience you simply sink into. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 220 Average listal rating (123 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
"Oslo, August 31st" is quietly, profoundly, one of the most observant and sympathetic films I've seen.
People who added this item 107 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7
" It is all melancholy and loss, and delightfully comedic, with enough but not too much magic realism. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 338 Average listal rating (230 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.2
" I hope you're able to see this film. You deserve to. And yes, it exists because we need for it to. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (47 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
A Simple Life (2012)
" Here is a film with the clarity of fresh stream water, flowing without turmoil to shared destiny. No plot gimmicks. No twists and turns. Just a simple life. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 310 Average listal rating (168 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Interiors (1978)
" Allen, whose comedies have been among the cheerful tonics of recent years, is astonishingly assured in his first drama. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 354 Average listal rating (224 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
" There is no purpose to a suspense thriller, I suppose, except to involve us, scare us, to give us moments of vicarious terror. Play Misty for Me does that with an almost cruel efficiency. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 2796 Average listal rating (1805 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
" An exciting, sweet-tempered, heart-warming story with one of the most interesting friendships in a long time. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 631 Average listal rating (392 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
" This film is a remarkable creation, imagining a self-reliant community without the safety nets of the industrialized world. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1262 Average listal rating (823 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
TRON (1982)
" A dazzling movie from Walt Disney in which computers have been used to make themselves romantic and glamorous. Here's a technological sound-and-light show that is sensational and brainy, stylish, and fun. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1694 Average listal rating (1046 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
" The experience of the movie is joyous. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 6427 Average listal rating (4452 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)
" The movie is not about ghosts but about madness and the energies it sets loose in an isolated situation primed to magnify them. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 455 Average listal rating (242 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
" It has two elements of genius: It creates beneath the opera one of the most grotesque places in the cinema, and Chaney's performance transforms an absurd character into a haunting one. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1436 Average listal rating (860 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.7
" Like its hero, Rebel Without a Cause desperately wants to say something and doesn't know what it is. If it did know, it would lose its fascination. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.7
" As Kev, the veteran actor Weaving gives the performance of lifetime. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
" One of the great moviegoing experiences. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 2123 Average listal rating (1464 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7
Prometheus (2012)
" Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" is a magnificent science-fiction film, all the more intriguing because it raises questions about the origin of human life and doesn't have the answers. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1205 Average listal rating (807 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Superman II (1980)
" Superman II begins in midstream, and never looks back... " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 499 Average listal rating (335 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Stagecoach (1939)
" Seen today, Stagecoach may not seem very original. That's because it influenced countless later movies in which a mixed bag of characters are thrown together by chance and forced to survive an ordeal. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 2066 Average listal rating (1287 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
Hugo (2011)
"Hugo" is unlike any other film Martin Scorsese has ever made, and yet possibly the closest to his heart: a big-budget, family epic in 3-D, and in some ways, a mirror of his own life. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1162 Average listal rating (785 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Moneyball (2011)
" A smart, intense and moving film that isn't so much about sports as about the war between intuition and statistics. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 2528 Average listal rating (1776 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Drive (2011)
" Here is still another illustration of the old Hollywood noir principle that a movie lives its life not through its hero, but within its shadows. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 2041 Average listal rating (1318 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
Rango (2011)
"Rango" is some kind of a miracle: An animated comedy for smart moviegoers, wonderfully made, great to look at, wickedly satirical, and (gasp!) filmed in glorious 2-D. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 3522 Average listal rating (2434 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Watchmen (2009)
" Another bold exercise in the liberation of the superhero movie. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 5388 Average listal rating (3732 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
" Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds is a big, bold, audacious war movie that will annoy some, startle others and demonstrate once again that he's the real thing, a director of quixotic delights. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 6253 Average listal rating (4328 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Sin City (2005)
" It's a visualization of the pulp noir imagination, uncompromising and extreme. Yes, and brilliant. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 4649 Average listal rating (3137 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Ratatouille (2007)
" A lot of animated movies have inspired sequels, notably Shrek, but Brad Bird's Ratatouille is the first one that made me positively desire one. " โ€ RogerEbert.com
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People who added this item 765 Average listal rating (460 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
Hereafter (2010)
" Clint Eastwood's Hereafter considers the idea of an afterlife with tenderness, beauty and a gentle tact. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 3486 Average listal rating (2302 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
" David Fincher's film has the rare quality of being not only as smart as its brilliant hero, but in the same way. It is cocksure, impatient, cold, exciting and instinctively perceptive. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1822 Average listal rating (1192 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.4
Salt (2010)
" It's like a rebuke to all the lousy action movie directors who've been banging pots and pans together in our skulls. It winds your clock tight and the alarm doesn't go off for 100 minutes. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 4046 Average listal rating (2667 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
The Exorcist (1973)
" If movies are, among other things, opportunities for escapism, then The Exorcist is one of the most powerful ever made. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 6137 Average listal rating (4304 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.8
Inception (2010)
" It's said that Christopher Nolan spent ten years writing his screenplay for Inception. That must have involved prodigious concentration, like playing blindfold chess while walking a tight-wire. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
People who added this item 3312 Average listal rating (2094 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Into the Wild (2007)
" Sean Penn's spellbinding film adaptation of this book stays close to the source. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 1114 Average listal rating (671 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
" Eastwood's two-film project is one of the most visionary of all efforts to depict the reality and meaning of battle. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 7273 Average listal rating (5277 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.2
Batman Begins (2005)
" Batman Begins at last penetrates to the dark and troubled depths of the Batman legend. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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People who added this item 7705 Average listal rating (5548 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 9
" Iron Man and even more so The Dark Knight move the genre into deeper waters. They realize, as some comic-book readers instinctively do, that these stories touch on deep fears, traumas, fantasies and hopes. " โ€ Chicago Sun-Times
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A collection of all the films the famous critic Roger Ebert thought were perfect in their right and awarded them 4 out of 4 stars as is his rating system. See if you find some favorites among this list and maybe even some you disagree with . . . 0.0! *Quotes from Roger Ebert via Rotten Tomatoes* More entries will be added over time :)

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